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LETTER FROM THE DEAN:

Dear Members, 

 

At the end of this month we are hosting The Art of Gathering, which will be a collaboration with the Connecticut chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.

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Michelle Horsley, Dean

This event, which will be the first of its kind for our chapter, is an opportunity for both of our communities to meet, brainstorm, sing, learn, and share a meal. Featuring reading sessions of choral music with organ accompaniment, console demonstrations, conversations about instruments in the Hartford community, and discussions about challenges that conductors and organists alike are facing, we invite you to this time of singing, learning, and idea-sharing. 

To register, click here: https://www.ctacda.net/the-art-of-gathering
AGO members attend for FREE by using the code "AGO" at check-out. 

In April, we will host Peter Krasinski at Central Baptist Church (Hartford, CT) for an evening of theatre organ! Krasinski is an acclaimed silent film organist who will be providing a live soundtrack for a screening of the 1927 sci-fi/thrilled Metropolis. Come out to see this one-of-a-kind event! Bring some friends!
 
We are excited to announce a AGO Members' Recital which will be a celebration of the new Noack installation, Opus 167, at Sacred Heart Parish in New Britain, CT on May 11th at 7:00pm. AGO members are invited to perform on the new organ as we honor it together. Mark your calendars!

As always, we provide job listing, grants, substitute lists, and organ scholarships year-round. Contact us anytime at HartfordAGO@gmail.com

All best,
Michelle Horsley, Dean

Saturday, September 9
Hartford AGO Social Hour
11:30am–1:00pm
Parkville Market 
1400 Park St. Hartford, CT

September 22-23
Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival 
Trinity College
300 Summit St. Hartford, CT

Saturday, October 7
Pedals, Pipes, & Pizza

10:30-1:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church
120 Sigourney St. Hartford, CT

Friday, October 27
Pipescreams
6:15pm-8:30pm

Trinity Episcopal Church
120 Sigourney St. Hartford, CT

Tuesday, November 7
Olivier Latry
7:30pm
Trinity College
300 Summit St. Hartford, CT

Saturday, February 24
The Art of Gathering
in collaboration with the CT-ACDA

8:00am-3:00pm
REGISTER HERE: 
https://www.ctacda.net/the-art-of-gathering

Trinity College
300 Summit St. Hartford, CT

Saturday, April 13
Silent Movie with Peter Krasinski
Central Baptist Church
457 Main St. Hartford, CT

NEW: Saturday, May 11
Member Recital
Sacred Heart Parish
158 Broad St. New Britain, CT

June–Date TBD
Annual Meeting, Dinner and Concert
St. John's Church, West Hartford
679 Farmington Ave. West Hartford, CT

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Greater Hartford
Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO)

The American Guild of Organists was founded in 1896 as an educational and service organization and is headquartered in New York City. Under the leadership of the National Council, a network of volunteer officials at the regional, district and local levels directs the activities of the guild. The guild is divided into seven geographical regions; the Greater Hartford Chapter belongs to Region I (New England) and is one of the largest and most active chapters in the region.

OUR CHAPTER:

Dean: Michelle Horsley

michellejhorsley@gmail.com

Sub Dean: Christopher Houlihan

Administrative Director: Morgan Pope

Secretary:  Robert Gilbert

Treasurer: Jonathan Reuning-Scherer

Student Rep: Chris Yi

Susan Carroll

William Hively

Sean McCarthy

Eustace Straker

 

Job Listing Service/Substitutes
and other Inquiries

HartfordAGO@gmail.com

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